Top dogs dance to the Crufts beat

14:00 21 March 2012

The Bordercombe dog display team at Crufts.

The Bordercombe dog display team at Crufts.

Archant

Bordercombe Dog Display Team from Dunkeswell wow audeinces at this year’s Crufts dog show.

It was a case of putting best paws forward and making all the right moves when a dog display team from Dunkeswell showed off some canine moves at Crufts.

Bordercombe Dog Display Team, led by trainer Wyn Leney, were invited to perform at this year’s international Crufts dog show at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.

The team of seven dog handlers aged from nine to 72 and their talented canines, including a Labrador, greyhound, whippet, two standard poodles and two papillion cross Chinese crested dogs gave a demonstration of working to music.

They performed two displays which were enjoyed so much that the organiser asked if they would do a third performance.

As part of the first part of their routine, the team performed to Singing in the Rain - complete with lamppost and umbrellas, which was followed by a performance to Abba’s Take a chance on me.

0 comments

Other News Stories

12:30
Dr Joe Pitt uses the new machine on League volunteer Carol Rowe.

Dr Joe Pitt, dermatology consultant and local GP, took delivery of a new £950 dermatoscope last week.

Read more
07:00
Rockin' Rory Ryan

The 12-year-old has just become the youngest Rockschool vocal student in the UK to achieve a grade eight for his singing – the equivalent of an A-level.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:30
Wood(bury) Stock 2015. Doctors Orders. Photo: Neil Ewins.

A successful blues, roots and folk music festival took place recently at Woodbury’s Malsters Arms.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:45
A blast from the past: What Honiton High Street once looked like when the town's shops were decked with Christmas light.

Those who are interested in donating should an email to mandynewman55@icloud.com

Read more
Yesterday, 12:45
Musical director Peter Kyrke-Smith and Writer Clare Salter with children from Branscombe,Farway and Broadhembury primary schools for their play in a day. Ref mhh 8110-24-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Budding singers, actors and dancers took to the stage for a one-off show as they put on a musical in a day.

Read more
Mon, 17:00
Axe Valle Communityy College Sixth former Ciaran Murphy at the grand piano with staff and students.

It was a grand performance – in every sense – when students and staff presented ‘A Chamber Music Recital’ at The Axe Valley Community College.

Read more
Mon, 16:19

Police have issued the all-clear after suspicious packages found in Exeter city centre have been safely dealt with.

Read more
Mon, 15:27

Parts of Exeter city centre remain out of bounds after suspicious packages were found this morning (Monday).

Read more
Mon, 12:40

Police are urging people not to drive into Exeter city centre while an investigation into two suspicious packages is ongoing.

Read more
Mon, 11:40
Books

The scheme, which encourages youngsters to read six books over the summer holidays, has the theme of ‘record breakers’ for 2015.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 25°C

min temp: 14°C

Most Read News

Great British Life


Great British Life

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition today E-edition



Honiton's trusted business finder